Kellogg Community College will be the starting point for runners and others participating in the 2012 Law Enforcement Torch Run, which begins at 9 a.m. Monday, Sept. 10, in the parking lot adjacent to the Miller Physical Education Building at 450 North Ave. in Battle Creek.
Registration for the event begins at 8 a.m. and costs $25, with 100 percent of the proceeds going to support the Special Olympics, including the cost of athletic uniforms, sports equipment, facility and housing fees and training for coaches.
The 3.2-mile run will begin at the college and end at the Doris Klaussen Developmental Center, 408 Jameson Ave. In-line skaters and bicyclists are welcome to participate.
The event is one of a number of Special Olympics fundraising initiatives held by law enforcement officers throughout the year, including dodge ball tournaments, Polar Plunges and merchandise sales.
To register, visit www.firstgiving.com/somicivic/battlecreek-run-2012. Participants will receive a “dri-fit” T-shirt.
For more information about the 2012 Law Enforcement Torch Run, contact Deputy John Gates at 517-206-7212 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.